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Space Programs / USSR / US #199760

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 20, 1968
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(Studio) Soviets say unmanned Zond V flown around moon. British and US scientists believe craft en route back to earth. United States to test Apollo moonship next month when 3 will orbit earth for 11 days.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Houston, Texas) Astronauts Schirra, Eisele and Cunningham are actually back-up crew for 3 who died in fire 20 mos. ago. [Walter SCHIRRA - narrates film showing safety precautions astronauts engage in. ]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Studio) Schirra, 45, says he'll probably retire as space ship pilot after mission. To stay in space program.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schoumacher, David

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